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Lab Services

Want a superstar on your team?



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Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain. Yes, David Beckham is a soccer superstar with an impressive resume. But what if he could play for your local team? What if you could call on Shaquille O’Neal to slam-dunk your business analytics project, or what if you could get Lindsey Vonn to host a clinic on your high-availability setup?

Well, that’s how IBM Lab Services and Training came into being. Clients kept asking for assistance from IBMers deep in the development labs. They knew these developers were the superstars of their fields and wanted to leverage their experience to gain fresh insights for their own business. Pretty soon a small group of Rochester, Minn., developers grew into a worldwide network of highly skilled Lab Services professionals, available to help clients optimize performance, transform their infrastructure, design and modernize applications and implement high-availability clusters. They also share their experience with thousands of clients at IBM Power Systems Technical Conferences.

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Client success

The Rochester way

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